In Joanne Weiss’ recent essay we finally have a USDED official admit the truth about the federal role in foisting Common Core on to the states.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) said the Race to the Top application was submitted to get funds to help state through difficult fiscal time.
GOP Senate Aides are working on a Education and Secondary Education Act reauthorization bill that would eliminate mandatory testing.
Personally I’m not a fan of huge spending bills of any type. That said, Valarie Strauss pointed out the silver lining for
The Associated Press reports that six states: Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Vermont have won a combined $280 million in
Sixteen states plus the District of Columbia are racing for the trough once again. This time it’s for early childhood cash. The
The U.S. Department of Education received 371 applications from 1189 school districts all racing to the trough to receive a slice of
Over at EdWeek Michele McNeil wrote about five issues facing Education Secretary Arne Duncan going into a 2nd Obama term. I wanted
Alyson Klein asks what would a second Obama term look like for education? Oh my… do we really have to go there?
I had the opportunity to recently interview Congressman Tom Latham (R-IA) for Caffeinated Thoughts. He is running against Congressman Leonard Boswell (D-IA)